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The danger of a single story – Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie: The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we hear only a single story about another person or country, we risk a critical misunderstanding. About Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie 

Brazil – Slavery and struggle for racial equality – 2 videos

Here are two video documentaries on Brazil

Brazil – An Inconvenient History – BBC

This  is a documentary of Slavery in Brazil abolished on May 11, 1888,. the last country to officially abolish this practice  in the Americas.  Brazil,in 400 years,imported over four million slaves, mostly from Angola, its colony in South West Africa. 

 Brazil in Black and White | PBS   Continue reading

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